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July 2018 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
The Malmedy Massacre Cover

The Malmedy Massacre

The War Crimes Trial Controversy

Steven P. Remy, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2017, 352 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Edward D. Jennings, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

July 6, 2018
Patton’s Last Gamble Cover

Patton’s Last Gamble

The Disastrous Raid on POW Camp Hammelburg in World War II

Duane Schultz, Stackpole Books, Guilford, Connecticut, 2018, 240 pages

Book Review written by: David D. Haught, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

July 6, 2018
Winning the Fight Cover

Winning the Fight

A Conceptual Framework for Combat Performance Enhancement

Special Tactics Institute, Sterling, Virginia, 2017, 175 pages

Book Review written by: Keith Hrebenak, Washington, D.C.

July 6, 2018
When the World Seemed New Cover

When the World Seemed New

George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War

Jeffrey A. Engel, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2017, 608 pages

Book Review written by: Mark Wilcox, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

July 13, 2018
Snapdragon Cover

Snapdragon

The World War II Exploits of Darby’s Ranger and Combat Photographer Phil Stern

Liesl Bradner, Osprey, New York, 2018, 312 pages

Book Review written by: Michelle Garcia, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

July 13, 2018
Mastering Fear Cover

Mastering Fear

A Navy SEAL’s Guide

Brandon Webb and John David Mann, Portfolio, New York, 2018, 224 pages

Book Review written by: Dirk C. Blackdeer, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

July 20, 2018
Yesterday There Was Glory Cover

Yesterday There Was Glory

With the 4th Division, A.E.F., in World War I

Gerald Andrew Howell, edited by Jeffrey L. Patrick, University of North Texas Press, Denton, Texas, 2017, 464 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Thomas G. Meara, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

July 20, 2018
A Tiger among Us Cover

A Tiger among Us

A Story of Valor in Vietnam’s A Shau Valley

Bennie G. Adkins and Katie Lamar Jackson, Da Capo Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2018, 224 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Edward D. Jennings, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

July 27, 2018
Designing Gotham Cover

Designing Gotham

West Point Engineers and the Rise of Modern New York, 1817–1898

Jon Scott Logel, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2016, 280 pages

Book Review written by: David T. Culkin, PhD, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

July 27, 2018
Before Intelligence Failed Cover

Before Intelligence Failed

British Secret Intelligence on Chemical and Biological Weapons in the Soviet Union, South Africa and Libya

Mark Wilkinson, Hurst Publishers, London, 2018, 240 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. George Hodge, U.S. Army, Retired, Lansing, Kansas

July 27, 2018